Crane ‘flies’ over New York City street to land atop Tiffany & Co. construction project

Longtime New Yorkers like to quip that they can location the visitors a mile absent: They’re the kinds with the crooked necks, from gawking at the towering structures previously mentioned them.

But even the most jaded locals had explanation to carry their eyes to the concrete heavens lately. In fact, they had two, when one huge crane lifted an additional, flew it 7 tales via the air and deposited it on best of the legendary Tiffany & Co. developing in midtown Manhattan.

The smaller sized totally counterweighted, 205,000-pound LTM 1130 crane was utilized developing a 3-floor, glass-walled addition that will crown the existing limestone-and-granite historic developing that Audrey Hepburn and George Peppard created even far more famed in the 1961 film “Breakfast at Tiffany’s.”

Courtesy of Orange County Ironworks

 

To set the LTM 1130 in spot, New Jersey-based McLaren Engineering Group leveraged an even much larger crane, the 500-ton Liebherr

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